Happy Alien Pub Day!

Today is the day that Zobble the Alien officially lands on planet Earth! (Not the day all the aliens go to the pub…that’s another story).

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Big thanks to Jamie Smith, for some fabulous, hilarious illustrations; to Emma Drage and the team at Scholastic for turning round the picture book in record time; and to Julia Churchill, for arranging the deal.

And, of course, big thanks to this humble and oft-neglected vegetable, for providing the inspiration:

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I’m delighted to say that 5% of author royalties will be going to the baby charity Tommy’s. So as well as hopefully making people laugh, the book will also be helping to make a difference.

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I’ll be blogging more about this little alien later. In the meantime, Happy Pub Day, Alien’s Crazy Christmas!

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